Cornell slips by Syracuse to advance in NCAA Tournament

Cornell defeated Syracuse, 10-9, on Sunday night in the Carrier Dome to advance to the second round of the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament. Syracuse concludes their season at 8-7 while Cornell will advance to the quarterfinal round in Annapolis, Maryland where they will face the top seeded Maryland who defeated Robert Morris, 14-11, on Sunday.

Clark Petterson had a career high five goals for the Big Red. Jake McCulloch scored twice to go along with a pair of assists. For Syracuse, Brendan Bomberry and Jamie Trimboli each had two goals.

Survived, Advanced: Men’s Lax Squeezes Orange At The Dome (CornellBigRed.com)
Syracuse’s Season Comes to an End vs. Cornell (Cuse.com)
Syracuse’s season ends in first round with 10-9 loss against Cornell (Daily Orange)



NCAA OPENER TONIGHT: Cornell vs. Syracuse in the Carrier Dome

One of the oldest rivalries in college lacrosse is renewed for the NCAA Tournament. This will be the 104th meeting between Syracuse and Cornell, making it the fourth-longest running series in lacrosse history.

The last game of the first round has become a Syracuse staple. With the Carrier Dome hosting University commencement on Sunday morning, the Carrier Dome changeover to lacrosse for the Sunday night time slot has become a yearly tradition.

The game will be broadcast on ESPNU with Chris Cotter, Paul Carcaterra and Ric Beardsley calling the action.

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